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(NECN: Kenneth Craig) - Doctors are seeing some encouraging signs from Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. She has given a thumbs up sign, and has tried to grab her breathing tube. Doctors have not seen increased brain swelling.
Kenneth Craig talked to doctors at UMass Medical Center about wounds like the one Giffords suffered.
Dr Richard Moser, Chief of Neurosurgery at UMass Memorial Medical Center, say's he's treated patients who've been shot point blank in the head who've made remarkable recoveries.